Kerid-krateret
Reykjavik

Kerid Crater tours and tickets

Located in the Grimsnes area of south Iceland, Kerid Crater, or Kerið, is a volcanic crater lake. At approximately 3,000 years old, it's half the age ...

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Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon admission tickets with Kerid Volcanic Crater
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Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon admission tickets with Kerid Volcanic Crater

Visit Iceland's Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon in one day with admission tickets included. Stop at the spectacular Kerid Volcanic Crater.

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Duration up to 11 hours

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Small group Golden Circle tour with Kerið crater and Friðheimar farm
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Small group Golden Circle tour with Kerið crater and Friðheimar farm

Join this small group tour for a more intimate experience when exploring the Golden Circle's attractions and some of Iceland's best natural landmarks.

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Duration up to 8 hours

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Volcano hat trick day tour
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Volcano hat trick day tour

This excursion will take you on a trip from volcano to volcano, going through history and leaving you enchanted memories to last a lifetime.

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Private tour of Icelandic Volcanos
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Private tour of Icelandic Volcanos

This private tour takes you around Iceland to view some of the most iconic volcanos on the island, the guide will teach you all about the history and geology of the phenomenon itself leaving you with memories to last a lifetime.

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Duration up to 9 hours

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Golden Circle small group tour in a bigger bus
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Golden Circle small group tour in a bigger bus

Visit three of Iceland's best known sights and see a 3000 year old crater in this small group tour, travel in a bigger bus in all comfort and safety.

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Duration up to 7 hours

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Golden Circle, Kerið Crater, and farm visit small group tour
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Golden Circle, Kerið Crater, and farm visit small group tour

Join in an unforgettable expedition with a small group to explore the famous golden circle, including the Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir geothermal area and much more.

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The inside story

Located in the Grimsnes area of south Iceland, Kerid Crater, or Kerið, is a volcanic crater lake. At approximately 3,000 years old, it's half the age of most volcanic calderas in Iceland but this has its advantages. The sloping sides of the crater are still a bright red which contrasts with the landscape and is one of the reasons that it draws so many tourists. There's a path around the edge of the crater so that you can admire it from every angle and you can even go down to the water at the bottom to get a closer look.

Kerid Crater is one of several volcanic crater lakes in the area known as Iceland's Western Volcanic Zone and is close to the Golden Circle. The Golden Circle is a tourist route which spans from Reykjavik and incorporates three primary stops along the way: Þingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall and Haukadalur. If you're travelling along this popular route, it's definitely worth stopping to check Kerid Crater out!

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